Reint Gropp

President at Halle Institute for Economic Research, Professor of Economics at Otto-von-guericke University Magdeburg

Reint E. Gropp joined the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) as President in November 2014. He is also a Professor of Economics at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg. He is Associate Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and serves as consultant for various central banks. Reint E. Gropp studied economics at the universities of Freiburg and Wisconsin-Madison, where he obtained a PhD in 1994. Prior to his appointment at the IWH, he held the endowed Chair for Sustainable Banking and Finance at Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main and worked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as well as the European Central Bank (ECB), where he was Deputy Head of the Financial Research Division. His work has inter alia been published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, the Journal of Banking and Finance and the Review of Finance. He is the winner of the 2007 Barclays Best Paper Award for the overall best paper presented at the European Finance Association.